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The StreetEasy Hot Dozen: 12 rentals that may or may not be available by the time you read this

By Joe Lazauskas  | May 22, 2012 - 1:28PM

With summer around the corner, who doesn't want to be near a park? Apartments steps from Manhattan’s outdoor oases are on top of this week’s Hot Dozen -- meaning more visitors clicked on these rental listings over the past seven days than any others.

Gramercy Park is only a block from a convertible two-bedroom apartment at 221 East 21st Street and 3rd Avenue listed at $2,750/month. The 700-square-foot apartment has plenty of closet space and the building has an elevator, along with laundry in the basement. Shares are OK, making the well-maintained (and well-located) apartment surprisingly affordable, though judging from the photos it may be on the ground floor.

Just two blocks from Central Park and in a historic townhouse is a no-fee three-bedroom apartment at 169 West 83rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue listed at $4,300/month. The space boasts 125-year-old white oak floors and new stainless steel appliances.

A little further down, an extremely compact $1,350/month studio apartment at 103 West 70th Street and Columbus Avenue is exactly one block from Central Park and just a bit further to Riverside Park the other direction. The apartment ain't exactly beautiful, the bed is lofted, and we can't quite tell if it comes with an entire kitchen, but pets are allowed and there is a live-in super. Not only is the unit close to Central Park, the busy intersection of 72nd and Broadway is only a short distance away, making the trip to the 1, 2, 3 trains and Trader Joe’s a whole lot faster.

For more of the most popular rentals of the week--from studios to three bedrooms, to elevator buildings to walkups--check out the roundup below. For outside help, visit BrickUnderground’s Agent Referral Service, a free matchmaking tool that will help set you up with the right guide to help you find the right place.


103 West 70th Street and Columbus Avenue - $1,350

621 East 11th Street and Avenue B - $1,500

222 East 35th Street and 3rd Avenue - $2,000

One Bedrooms:

516 East 78th Street and York Avenue - $1,595

67 Pitt Street and Rivington Street - $1,500

166 West 22nd Street and 7th Avenue - $2,000

Two Bedrooms:

240 East 46th Street and 2nd Avenue - $3,000

221 East 21st Street and 3rd Avenue - $2,750

26 Horatio Street and 8th Avenue - $3,000

Three Bedrooms:

169 West 83rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue - $4,300

80 North Moore Street and Greenwich Street - $6,000

132 Thompson Street and Prince Street - $3,231

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